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Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

Volume 494: debated on Monday 22 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions pursuant to the answer of 1 June 2009, Official Report, column 104W, on social security benefits: medical examinations, how many doctors were complained against under the heading of claimants’ experiences. (278704)

Of the 60 complaints received under the heading “claimants’ experiences”, 41 involved Health Care Professionals. The term Health Care Professional covers both registered doctors and registered nurses who conduct medical examinations on behalf of the Department.